In 2001 ... firearms were used in 72 accidental deaths by children younger than 14. That constituted 1.3 percent of all unintentional fatalities in children younger than 14 that year and a 60 percent decrease in such deaths since 1995.The reporter has to list a series of accidents, not all of which took place in the home. For example, one gun was found behind an abandoned house.
As Alphecca noted in June, swimming pools are much more dangerous.
Accidental deaths in Arizona for children, 2000-2003
— Drowning: 140
— Gunshot wound: 15
Source: Arizona Child Fatality Review Program